An exciting match should be on the cards tonight when Manchester City bid welcome to PSG at Etihad Stadium. Decision time is coming up in the group stages of the Champions League this season, as we enter round five.
Manchester City average 2.3 goals per 90 minutes at present in the Champions League, while also conceding an average of 1.4 goals. Playing with such attacking verve at present, we expect them to outscore and oust PSG on Wednesday.
The Parisians scored and conceded nearly a similar amount of goals per match in previous Champions League outings. They were on target 1.9 times, while allowing an average of 1.1 goals against.
Both Manchester City and PSG entered the Champions League this season as one of the red-hot favourites to claim the title. Qualifying to the next round through the group stages should offer very few challenges along the way. But what are our betting predictions for tonight?
Manchester City vs PSG stats and analysis
The Sky Blues are considered favourites to win by most observers of the game. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.70, as bookies predict The Sky Blues to have a 59% chance of beating PSG. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 4.00 on offer, while an away win for PSG pays out at 4.60.
Manchester City remain unbeaten since the first round and collected 9 points from their first four Champions League outings this season. They have their target set on advancing from the group, and a win would see them secure top spot at the expense of PSG.
PSG remain undefeated on 8 points after their first four Champions League matches this season. Naturally, they hope to keep their momentum going and challenge for top spot in the group. A win here in the 5th round will keep them on course.
According to the bookmakers, Manchester City are favourites to win. If one is in favour of the away win, the odds are currently at 4.60 on the visitors. This means the bookies predict, they are in with a 22% chance of beating PSG. Placing your bet on PSG, the best price at the time of writing lies at 1.70.
Stats and facts for Manchester City and PSG.
- Manchester City has won in the last 8 of 9 matches at home;
- Manchester City scored in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Manchester City conceded in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Manchester City's last 3 of 5 matches.
- PSG unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
- PSG did not win the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- PSG scored in the last 14 of 16 matches;
- PSG conceded in the last 12 of 14 matches.
Lineup Manchester City vs PSG
Current form — Manchester City v. PSG
Manchester City have really been enjoying their football in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 4-1 win against Club Bruges. They went on to beat Manchester United by 0-2, before also getting the better of Everton in a 3-0 victory.
PSG look well suited to take on any opponent at the moment, as their last 3 matches saw them gaining 7 points. They started off drawing 2-2 with RB Leipzig, before downing first Bordeaux by 3-2, then Nantes in a 3-1 win.
Manchester City v. PSG — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, The Parisians came away as winners back in September 2021 in a match in the Champions League. Manchester City head into their upcoming match against PSG with a 50% winning record in recent Champions League meetings. In 6 encounters, that amounts to a 3-2-1 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 17%. Do not expect too much entertainment this coming Wednesday, when Manchester City and PSG face off. Their last 6 matches were largely tight affairs, as more than two goals only happened 2 times. Both teams to score paid out with the bookies 2 times in those 6 matches.
Full Time betting
The Sky Blues are considered favourites to win by most observers of the game. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.70, as bookies predict The Sky Blues to have a 59% chance of beating The Parisians. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 4.00 on offer, while an away win for PSG pays out at 4.60.
Riyad Mahrez hit the target 4 times in the last 6 matches for The Citizens, and he will be hoping to expand on that tally here. It is hard to look past Kylian Mbappé when searching for a goalscorer for PSG. Scoring 3 in half a dozen matches is a decent output.